Mission Statement

Eastern Region Textile Forum is run by volunteers and is a non-profiting making organisation. Our aim is:

  • To act as a central co-ordinating body for textile artists, craftspeople, designers and exhibiting groups.
  • To create networking opportunities.
  • To encourage and arrange debate, research and events that will benefit the promotion of textile arts and crafts.
  • To encourage and promote collaboration between members and educational establishments, museums, galleries, art organisations and other relevant bodies.

ERTF proposes to achieve its aims by:

  • Organising regular seminars.
  • Organising exhibitions.
  • Organising a regular newsletter.
  • Organising to work with educational establishments.
  • Organising contacts with museums, galleries and art organisations.
  • Organising activities that will assist members’ study and future learning.
  • Organising events that members deem appropriate to the aims of ERTF.